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Amos 5:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yea, ye have borne the tabernacle of your king and the shrine of your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You also carried along Sikkuth your king and Kiyyun, your images, the star of your gods which you made for yourselves.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye had made to yourselves;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But ye carried the tent of your king-idol, and your Saturn-images,—the star of your gods, which ye made for yourselves:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And ye bare Succoth your king, and Chiun your images, The star of your god, that ye made for yourselves.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But you carried a tabernacle for your Moloch, and the image of your idols, the star of your god, which you made to yourselves.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But yee haue borne the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun your images, the starre of your god, which ye made to your selues.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Molech{gr.Moloch}, and the star of your god Raephan, the images of them which ye made for yourselves.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Malekh and Kiyyun your images, the star of your elohim, which ye made to yourselves.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But ye have borne 5375
{5375} Prime
נָשָׂא
nasa'
{naw-saw'}
A primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, absolutely and relatively.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the tabernacle 5522
{5522} Prime
סִכּוּת
cikkuwth
{sik-kooth'}
Feminine of H5519; an (idolatrous) booth.
of your Mal מַלְך y4428
[4428] Standard
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
x4432
(4432) Complement
מֹלֶךְ
Molek
{mo'-lek}
From H4427; Molek (that is, king), the chief deity of the Ammonites.
and Ciyyn כִּיּוּן 3594
{3594} Prime
כִּיּוּן
Kiyuwn
{kee-yoon'}
From H3559; properly a statue, that is, idol; but used (by euphemism) for some heathen deity (perhaps corresponding to Priapus or Baal-peor).
your images, 6754
{6754} Prime
צֶלֶם
tselem
{tseh'-lem}
From an unused root meaning to shade; a phantom, that is, (figuratively) illusion, resemblance; hence a representative figure, especially an idol.
the star 3556
{3556} Prime
כּוֹכָב
kowkab
{ko-kawb'}
Probably from the same as H3522 (in the sense of rolling) or H3554 (in the sense of blazing); a star (as round or as shining); figuratively a prince.
of your lhm אֱלֹהִים, 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
which x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
ye made 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
to yourselves.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Amos 5:25-26.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Amos 5:21-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Amos 5:26

Ye have borne — Ye carried along with you in the wilderness; the shrine, or canopy in which the image was placed. Moloch — The great idol of the Ammonites. Chiun — Another idol.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Amos 5:26

But ye have borne the tabernacle of your (n) Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.

(n) That idol which you esteemed as your king, and carried about as you did Chiun, in which images you thought that there was a certain divinity.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the tabernacle of your Moloch:
or, Siccuth your king,
Leviticus 18:21 And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through [the fire] to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I [am] the LORD.
Leviticus 20:2-5 Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever [he be] of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth [any] of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones. ... Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their people.
1 Kings 11:33 Because that they have forsaken me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon, and have not walked in my ways, to do [that which is] right in mine eyes, and [to keep] my statutes and my judgments, as [did] David his father.
2 Kings 23:12-13 And the altars that [were] on the top of the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of the LORD, did the king beat down, and brake [them] down from thence, and cast the dust of them into the brook Kidron. ... And the high places that [were] before Jerusalem, which [were] on the right hand of the mount of corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Zidonians, and for Chemosh the abomination of the Moabites, and for Milcom the abomination of the children of Ammon, did the king defile.
, Milcom
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